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Archives: Binh Tran

Binh is Librarian at Cogswell and brings to the college over five years of experience as a Librarian in both public and academic settings. He holds a B.A. in Political Sciences and a Master’s in Library Information Science from San Jose State University. A grappler and lifelong gamer, he can often be found in his spare time on the mats, training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, or testing his skills in the latest video games.

The creation of the modern search engine has been a huge benefit for the average person. The knowledge of the entire world available to nearly anyone on any internet capable device with just a few keystrokes or taps of a touchscreen. Yet despite the unparalleled power and accessibility that comes from natural language search algorithms, […]

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Contrary to some claims, we do not live in what could be called a “Post-Truth” world. That is a vast oversimplification of our dilemma when it comes to knowledge. We instead live in a world of MANY truths. This may well be a more difficult reality to deal with. Turn on the news or internet, […]

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